veterans

“Ocean Station November,” a film about the Coast Guard rescue of passengers on a transatlantic flight that was forced to crash into the ocean in October 1956, is among the offerings in the free Veterans Film Festival. (Courtesy photo)

Ninth Veterans Film Festival goes virtual

Free program designed to enlighten military members and civilians

 

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

UCSF releases new study results on veterans’ psychological trauma

A study of 26 California veterans by UCSF has shown new connections…

 

As the sun rises after a long night shift, San Francisco smiles upon its working stiffs. (Courtesy photo)

On the recitation of the waybill

The National barbecue is a cross between a hobo cookout and a…

 

A monument to the Korean War has been planned at the corner of Lincoln Boulevard and Sheridan Avenue in the Presido. COURTESY RENDERING

Korean War Memorial set to break ground in Presidio

Crews are set to break ground this fall on a Korean War…

A monument to the Korean War has been planned at the corner of Lincoln Boulevard and Sheridan Avenue in the Presido. COURTESY RENDERING
Courtesy Bryan CarmodyVeterans of World War II gather Friday at San Francisco International Airport

Bay Area WWII vets honored at SFO

San Carlos resident Raule Hurtado remembers scenes from World War II like…

Courtesy Bryan CarmodyVeterans of World War II gather Friday at San Francisco International Airport
AP Photo/Lenny IgnelziCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown speaks after signing legislative bill AB639 that will ask voters to repurpose $600 million of existing veterans' housing bonds for use in building veteran housing Thursday

California governor signs laws to help veterans

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a number of bills Thursday aimed at helping…

AP Photo/Lenny IgnelziCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown speaks after signing legislative bill AB639 that will ask voters to repurpose $600 million of existing veterans' housing bonds for use in building veteran housing Thursday
Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill

San Mateo County siphons money for veterans as demand for services rises

Nena Truch's husband, John, spent a third of his life in the…

Brendan P. Bartholomew/Special to The S.F. ExaminerAlbert Teglia spoke at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new transit hub at Top of the Hill
AP Photo/Mihir ZaveriIn this photo made June 21

Army officials learn therapy methods in Napa

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — Tucked away in Northern California wine country, a small…

AP Photo/Mihir ZaveriIn this photo made June 21
Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

Valor Games give disabled veterans a chance to compete

Staying connected is the key to Michelle Petter's recovery from post-traumatic stress…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.
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Slideshow: S.F. honors veterans in Memorial Day ceremony

Hundreds of military veterans and active-duty soldiers – as well as civilians…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner

Vignettes from Iraq War veterans

They speak of their service matter-of-factly. Yes, the danger was always there.…

Fighting: The loss of his home last year inspired former Army Cpl. Nick Shaw to join the Occupy SF movement. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)Fighting: The loss of his home last year inspired former Army Cpl. Nick Shaw to join the Occupy SF movement. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)

Veterans against social inequality join Occupy SF

Richard Preston helped with the cleanup missions after the Vietnam War. He…

Fighting: The loss of his home last year inspired former Army Cpl. Nick Shaw to join the Occupy SF movement. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)Fighting: The loss of his home last year inspired former Army Cpl. Nick Shaw to join the Occupy SF movement. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)
Operation Desert Storm veteran Eric Clark was homeless for a decade until he signed a lease with Parkmerced

Parkmerced accused of unfairly targeting residents for eviction

Advocates for low-income tenants facing eviction at Parkmerced fear they are being…

Operation Desert Storm veteran Eric Clark was homeless for a decade until he signed a lease with Parkmerced

Bay Area veterans scrambling after GI Bill cuts

Aundray Rogers, an Army veteran and single father of three, worries that…

Slideshow: Visitors and families honor war dead in Presidio Memorial Day ceremony

Veterans, servicemen and women, civilians and dignitaries joined in the 143th official…

Veterans battle for benefits

It was more than surprising — actually shocking — to discover the…

Veterans learning to be a civilian again

Alexander Ramos knew he needed to find something to keep busy when…

San Mateo County students send more than 3,000 Valentines to vets

More than 3,000 Valentine's Day cards are being delivered to Bay Area…

Give thanks to the men, women who make our freedom possible

This holiday season, consider the gift of freedom our veterans and today’s…

Fighters and heroes ride from Sea to Shining Sea

Imagine pedaling a bicycle for nearly a month, traveling almost 4,000 miles…